It’s Snod on for West Ham star Robert

Heather Diaz
November 12, 2018

The 24-year-old is yet to add to the seven Premier League goals he scored last term and the Terriers paid the price for his profligacy through Felipe Anderson's 74th-minute equaliser.

David Wagner remains confident Steve Mounie will rediscover scoring form despite his misses costing Huddersfield Town in a 1-1 draw with West Ham.

Manuel Pellegrini may have been guilty of hopeless optimism when he looked up ambitiously at the top of the Premier League table four games into the present campaign but the prospect of Andy Carroll and Jack Wilshere returning to first team contention after the worldwide break is surely cause for quiet confidence.

'No disrespect to Huddersfield but we need to win them. "A point on the road, we'll take it and move forward".

"It's easy to look at it and be a little bit disappointed with the result at the end, but, honestly, I would rather look at the week as a whole".

The Hammers chief continued: "In the second half, we improved and got some chances but not enough to win it".

"No, we knew what to expect".

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English football is nearly infamous for its hectic Winter football schedule and West Ham's Aaron Cresswell is hoping his side can use the festive period to pick up some much-needed wins and move up the table over those few weeks. 'I can not spend the season without a goal. They dominated the first half at the John Smith's Stadium but only had Alex Pritchard's strike after six minutes to show for it, and lost Chris Lowe with a shoulder injury. His initial shot was smothered by Lossl and he then headed the rebound over the crossbar.

The Hammers spurned their best chance of the first half when Marko Arnautovic broke the offside trip but Lossl came out on top in a one-on-one.

Benin striker Mounie should have made it 2-0 after the visitors were again caught in possession at the back, but Fabianski rescued his defence with a low save down to his left.

The Irons head to the King Power Stadium on the back of successive 1-0 Premier League defeats either side of the worldwide break.

Pritchard fired wide, under pressure from Issa Diop, before Pedro Obiang headed narrowly wide from Robert Snodgrass's corner. Fellow German and World Cup victor Erik Durm replaced him.

'We want to be looking further forward and up the table, ' Snodgrass said.

'Of course we can go higher.

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